Embracing Change: Four Assets of Inclusive Leadership in the Hybrid Environment

Embracing Change
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

Change is the only constant in life. The workplace is not immune. Leaders at all levels need to enable their organization to develop a culture that embraces change as a dynamic force of innovation creating the ultimate business advantage. In this workshop, you will discover your potential for becoming an “embracer of change.” We will explore the four change assets that you already possess, which are necessary to lead an inclusive and engaging team to realizing massive achievements. With the Change Response Measure™ (CRM™) benchmarks, you will assess your change potential and identify a roadmap to becoming an active participant and a dynamic force for growth. Participants will: ● Understand the four ways people respond to change and which one is your default response. ● Explore the connection between inclusivity and change as a leader. ● Build new perspectives and awareness about self in relation to change concepts and how this impacts leadership capabilities. ● Implement immediate action steps as an inclusive leader through transformational change initiatives.

Participants will:

  • Understand the four ways people respond to change and which one is your default response.
  • Explore the connection between inclusivity and change as a leader.
  • Build new perspectives and awareness about self in relation to change concepts and how this impacts leadership capabilities.
  • Implement immediate action steps as an inclusive leader through transformational change initiatives.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

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Karen Keller, Ph.D.

Karen Keller, Ph.D.
 CEO and Founder
Keller Institute

The Keller Institute™ is a people first development and research firm positioning organizations to build a partnership culture by preparing leaders to be influential and embrace change. Dr. Keller’s proprietary tools, Keller Influence Indicator® (KII®) and the Change Response Measure™ (CRM™), measure influence potential and change response respectively. Her programs are utilized by enterprises and leaders to align company values, leadership principles, and manager expectations with business best practices. Dr. Keller is a faculty member for the National Diversity Council’s Executive Leadership Certification program delivering courses on influential leadership and culture change. She is a best-selling author of Influence: What’s the Missing Piece? Dr. Keller’s client list includes American Express, Microsoft, Iron Mountain and Lear and many other Fortune 500 companies.

Wellness in the Workplace: Post-Pandemic Management of Mental Health

Wellness in the Workplace
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

During the height of the pandemic, grief, loss, and fear were the predominate feelings that for many are still unresolved. Despite the nation’s efforts to reintroduce normalcy, the way we live and do business has forever been changed. As the nation rebuilds and recovers, the need for employers to develop trauma-informed policies and procedures will be imperative to the success of their wellness, productivity, and engagement. This workshop will focus on post-pandemic management of mental health and policy-driven responses to support employees experiencing post-COVID stress. Participants will: ● Understand the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on employees and organizational leaders. ● Explore the role of wellness and how this impacts workplace performance. ● Learn to identify trauma-informed policies and procedures within their organization. ● Develop a plan of support to assist employees returning to the work environment post-pandemic.

Participants will:

  • Understand the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on America’s mental health.
  • Explore how mental illness impacts one’s ability to function.
  • Learn to identify signs of mental health issues in employees and how to intervene.
  • Develop a plan of support to assist employees returning to the work environment post-pandemic.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

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Stacy Speedlin Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Stacy Speedlin Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Consultant
National Diversity Council


The Influence Mindset: The Need for Influential Women in Every Organization

The Influence Mindset
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

Women have an extraordinary capacity to impact or influence themselves, others, and their environment. They understand the importance of influence in leading, overcoming challenges, and creating a high performing workspace. This workshop will take a deep dive into how women can utilize their natural influence traits when building strong companies, exceptional leadership capabilities, and teams that are highly productive. You will learn how influence can be a game-changer at work. Participants will: ● Benchmark the Seven Influence Traits® that are critical for becoming influential. ● Understand how the Seven Influence Traits® impact how you show up in the Five Organizational Competencies™. ● Gain valuable insights into being an influential woman at work and in all aspects of life while identifying the difference between influence, persuasion, manipulation, and negotiation. ● Implement a mini-influence action plan designed to get you started quickly.

Participants will:

  • Benchmark the Seven Influence Traits® that are critical for becoming influential.
  • Understand how the Seven Influence Traits® impact how you show up in the Five Organizational Competencies™.
  • Gain valuable insights into being an influential woman at work and in all aspects of life while identifying the difference between influence, persuasion, manipulation, and negotiation.
  • Implement a mini-influence action plan designed to get you started quickly.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Registration Is Now Closed

Karen Keller, Ph.D.

Karen Keller, Ph.D.
 CEO and Founder
Keller Institute

The Keller Institute™ is a people first development and research firm positioning organizations to build a partnership culture by preparing leaders to be influential and embrace change. Dr. Keller’s proprietary tools, Keller Influence Indicator® (KII®) and the Change Response Measure™ (CRM™), measure influence potential and change response respectively. Her programs are utilized by enterprises and leaders to align company values, leadership principles, and manager expectations with business best practices. Dr. Keller is a faculty member for the National Diversity Council’s Executive Leadership Certification program delivering courses on influential leadership and culture change. She is a best-selling author of Influence: What’s the Missing Piece? Dr. Keller’s client list includes American Express, Microsoft, Iron Mountain and Lear and many other Fortune 500 companies.

Interrupting Unconscious Bias: Raising Social Awareness and Fostering Inclusive Workplaces

Interrupting Unconscious Bias
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

We all have unconscious biases. They help us establish a sense of security, but they can also exclude, isolate, and marginalize others, damaging workplace relations and everyday business. This workshop helps us identify our own and others’ harmful biases, situate them within a greater social and cultural understanding of systemic inequality, and foster strategies for interrupting them to better ourselves, our workplace, and our society. Participants will: ● Define unconscious bias, its relationship to broader systemic inequities and impact in the workplace. ● Raise awareness of how our background and identity shape our biases. ● Identify strategies to address microaggressions at work and create inclusive cultural change. ● Identify strategies to reduce harmful biases in hiring, career development, and team dynamics.

Participants will:

  • Define unconscious bias, its relationship to broader systemic inequities and impact in the workplace.
  • Raise awareness of how our background and identity shape our biases.
  • Identify strategies to address microaggressions at work and create inclusive cultural change.
  • Identify strategies to reduce harmful biases in hiring, career development, and team dynamics.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Registration Is Now Closed

Lucy C. Arciniega, Ph.D.

Lucy C. Arciniega, Ph.D.
Consultant
National Diversity Council

Dr. Lucy C. Arciniega has over ten years of experience in the diversity, equity, and inclusion industry. She formerly served as Director of DEI at Salk Institute for Biological Studies where she headed the DEI team. She was responsible for developing and implementing sustainable strategies to further diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Dr. Arciniega functioned as the subject matter expert on DEI and as a strategic partner across the multiple groups and functions that do DEI work at Salk, helped to initiate and measure the success of DEI efforts. She also secured and managed partnerships between Salk and external community members to further the diversification of Salk and the STEM workforce. Dr. Arciniega co-founded Willing Observers with Dr. Melissa Maceyko to provide DEI strategies and services from an organizational culture perspective. Her company uses insights about company beliefs, values, norms, and practices to drive the creation of DEI plans, metrics, training and programming to meet the specific needs and expectations of a company’s stakeholders. As a scholar-practitioner on diversity and inclusion, Dr. Arciniega has published academic articles in several peer-reviewed journals, as well as opinion editorials through her column, "Diversity in the Workplace," which was hosted from 2017 to 2019 by the American Anthropology Association, a professional membership organization with over 10,000 members. Dr. Arciniega has worked with the National Diversity Council since 2015, being in the inaugural cohort of the NDC Certification Program. Later, as Managing Director at the National Diversity Council, a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization, she oversaw the NDC Index, an annual survey which measures organizational commitment to diversity and inclusion. In this role, Dr. Arciniega designed the methodology for assessing the results of a 200+ question survey according to global diversity and inclusion best practices. She also designed the NDC Index Report to help companies use their survey results to create an efficient DEI organizational strategy that maximizes their investment in organizational change. Dr. Arciniega has held positions in academia, including as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Business and Organizational Anthropology at Wayne State University. As a trained anthropologist, she has also used her cross-cultural perspective to bring key insights into customer service experience, management leadership strategies, and employee and team engagement dynamics through change management consulting. Lucy C. Arciniega received her Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine. Her doctoral research on the diversity and inclusion industry received numerous awards, including the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Grant. She lives in and works out of San Diego, California.

LGBTQ Diversity in the Workplace and Marketplace: Strategy and Execution

LGBTQ Diversity
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

As the acceptance of LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) people and their economic power continues to climb, fully understanding and embracing LGBTQ diversity is truly a critical business and organizational imperative. This workshop outlines the compelling rationale for all organizations to fully embrace LGBTQ inclusion and to build the business case. It explores the many policies and programs to implement, including a deep dive into the transgender and gender transition areas. Participants will: ● Articulate the compelling business rationale for fully supporting LGBTQ+ diversity. ● Understand the wide range of policies and procedures to support an LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion strategy. ● Gain a deeper understanding of transgender people and the process of gender transitioning. ● Leave with practical ideas of how to address various LGBTQ situations that may arise in the workplace.

Participants will:

  • Articulate the compelling business rationale for fully supporting LGBTQ+ diversity.
  • Understand the wide range of policies and procedures to support an LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion strategy.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of transgender people and the process of gender transitioning.
  • Leave with practical ideas of how to address various LGBTQ situations that may arise in the workplace.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Registration Is Now Closed
Stan Kimer
Stan Kimer
Facilitator

Stan Kimer

Stan Kimer
Consultant
National Diversity Council

Stan C. Kimer, founder and president of Total Engagement Consulting and is recognized as an internal/external consultant with unique skills in employee development/career mapping, workplace diversity (all areas but with deep specialization in LGBTQ – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer), and leadership development. Stan formed his own consultancy around these areas in 2010 following a 31-year successful diverse, multi-functional career at IBM. During his four years on IBM’s global corporate diversity staff, Stan led IBM into industry leadership in LGBT diversity and established IBM’s procedures for supporting transgender employees and assisting with case management of employees undergoing gender transition while in the workplace. Years of Expertise ● 10+ years of Consulting ● 10+ years of Training ● 10+ years of Speaking Sector Expertise ● Corporate ● Nonprofit ● Academia ● Government ● Small Business ● Faith-Based DEIB Expertise ● Strategy Development (i.e., action plans, learning & development, succession planning, talent acquisition, etc.) ● Inclusive Recruiting ● Executive Leadership Development ● Keynote Speaker ● Panelist

The Power of BIPOC: Creating Your Pathway to Belonging at Work

The Power of BIPOC
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

The burden of feeling misunderstood, and in some cases unappreciated, prevents people from bringing their whole self to work. This has a direct effect on engagement, productivity, innovation, and self-esteem. In this workshop, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) will revitalize their feeling of belonging. We will explore the mindset and actions needed to change one’s own situation at work and turn it into a more positive experience to be part of organizational change. We will go through a journey of empowerment and inspiration while creating a pathway to discovery. This is resilience in action. Participants will: ● Feel inspired to bring their whole authentic self to work and be confident about the value they bring to their organization. ● Identify actions that can help them transform painful experiences into powerful discoveries. ● Get in touch with the power within to change situations or start important conversations that render the workplace experience more fulfilling and complete. ● Define actionable items at the personal, team, and organizational level.

Participants will:

  • Feel inspired to bring their whole authentic self to work and be confident about the value they bring to their organization.
  • Identify actions that can help them transform painful experiences into powerful discoveries.
  • Get in touch with the power within to change situations or start important conversations that render the workplace experience more fulfilling and complete.
  • Define actionable items at the personal, team, and organizational level.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Registration Is Now Closed

Hanadi Chehabeddine

Hanadi Chehabeddine
Consultant
National Diversity Council

Named “World-Class Peacekeeper” and “Everyday Hero” by the Star Tribune, Hanadi is an inclusion consultant, Speaker and Coach. As a thought-partner to leaders in business, education and government, Hanadi gives voice to communities of color and inspires employees from all identities to come together around our shared humanity. Years of Expertise ● 4-6 years of Consulting ● 7-10 years of Training ● 7-10 years of Speaking Sector Expertise ● Corporate ● Nonprofit ● Academia ● Government ● Faith-Based DEIB Expertise ● Coaching (i.e., individual or group) ● Keynote Speaker ● Panelist

Inclusive Recruiting: The Why and the How

Inclusive Recruiting
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

The key to leveraging diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace is to start at the beginning – attracting and hiring diverse talent. As the talent pool both domestically and globally becomes more diverse, it is critical that all organizations across all sectors step up their inclusive recruiting. This workshop will start with understanding the compelling business case for focusing on inclusive recruiting, then moving to building a strategy with a logical approach to implementation of inclusive recruiting techniques. A deep dive on how unconscious bias directly impacts inclusive recruiting will be covered as well as techniques to mitigate unconscious bias in recruiting. Participants will: ● Be able to articulate the compelling business rationale for investing in inclusive recruiting. ● Understand the key components of an inclusive recruiting strategy. ● Explore unconscious bias as the major roadblock to inclusive recruiting and how to mitigate it. ● Gain the tools to build a cohesive strategy – including practical, innovative, and impactful best practices – leading to effective execution of inclusive recruiting.

Participants will:

  • Be able to articulate the compelling business rationale for investing in inclusive recruiting.
  • Understand the key components of an inclusive recruiting strategy.
  • Explore unconscious bias as the major roadblock to inclusive recruiting and how to mitigate it.
  • Gain the tools to build a cohesive strategy – including practical, innovative, and impactful best practices – leading to effective execution of inclusive recruiting.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Registration Is Now Closed
Stan Kimer
Stan Kimer
Facilitator

Stan Kimer

Stan Kimer
Consultant
National Diversity Council

Stan C. Kimer, founder and president of Total Engagement Consulting and is recognized as an internal/external consultant with unique skills in employee development/career mapping, workplace diversity (all areas but with deep specialization in LGBTQ – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer), and leadership development. Stan formed his own consultancy around these areas in 2010 following a 31-year successful diverse, multi-functional career at IBM. During his four years on IBM’s global corporate diversity staff, Stan led IBM into industry leadership in LGBT diversity and established IBM’s procedures for supporting transgender employees and assisting with case management of employees undergoing gender transition while in the workplace. Years of Expertise ● 10+ years of Consulting ● 10+ years of Training ● 10+ years of Speaking Sector Expertise ● Corporate ● Nonprofit ● Academia ● Government ● Small Business ● Faith-Based DEIB Expertise ● Strategy Development (i.e., action plans, learning & development, succession planning, talent acquisition, etc.) ● Inclusive Recruiting ● Executive Leadership Development ● Keynote Speaker ● Panelist

Inclusive Leadership: What Happens at the Intersection of Self-Awareness, Trust, and Performance

Inclusive Leadership
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

This workshop takes participants into a guided journey to inclusive leadership by having a greater understanding of self-awareness while leveraging specific competencies to intentionally create and maintain an inclusive team. It highlights the power of influence and trust as leaders match inclusive words that are confirmed with inclusive behaviors. It offers guidance to vision opportunities to inspire creativity, instill trust, and strategically focus on team inclusion and performance. Participants will: ● Become aware of ways to mitigate personal and organizational biases. ● Understand the importance of emotional intelligence in creating and maintaining inclusive teams. ● Identify strategies to implement inclusive language and action to form a high-performing team. ● Recognize key leadership characteristics to promote inclusive workplaces, even in the face of opposition.

Participants will:

  • Become aware of ways to mitigate personal and organizational biases.
  • Understand the importance of emotional intelligence in creating and maintaining inclusive teams.
  • Identify strategies to implement inclusive language and action to form a high-performing team.
  • Recognize key leadership characteristics to promote inclusive workplaces, even in the face of opposition.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Registration Is Now Closed
Sandy Harvey
Sandy Harvey
Facilitator

Sandy Harvey

Sandy Harvey
Founder and President
Exodus Consulting Group

Sandy Harvey is the founder and President of Exodus Consulting Group, LLC, which specializes in providing strategic organizational, operational, and human resources consulting services. She has provided strategic development, coaching, diversity, and leadership training for Fortune 500 organizations throughout the US and Canada. Her reach extends across many industries in for-profit and non-profits organization of all sizes, including financial services, nonprofits, higher education, marketing, automotive dealership, to name a few. As a sought-out speaker, executive/leadership coach and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion strategist, who is passionate about bringing innovation and sustainable solutions to individuals and organizations, Sandy has over 25 years of organizational development experience specializing in designing and delivering leadership, diversity, and other strategic training, implementing people enhancement and performance management, and defining strategic human resources and operational initiatives. She has expertly delivered diversity and leadership training and provided strategic plans for employers, of all sizes, across the country, including a week-long leadership academy for a multinational client. With experience in human resources, human behavior, and operations, she has created and redesigned human resources and training departments and is skilled in assessing, acquiring, and implementing HRIS and Learning Management Systems to support organizations. With over 20 years of financial services experience, within both banks and credit unions of all sizes, her expert knowledge of helping teams navigate through mergers & acquisitions has proven to be invaluable in defining and implementing strategic processes. This knowledge extends beyond working with employees and includes her work with board development. She takes goals and initiatives and make them realities by analyzing systems, people, and processes to provide efficient and sustainable solutions. As Sandy has navigated her career, she has served in senior leadership and executive roles in various industries. In the early 2000s, Sandy was a diversity training consultant for Coca-Cola and provided training for employees in Michigan and northern Ohio. In addition, as a Master Facilitator, she provided leadership training for Raytheon Professional Services and provided additional services for Raytheon's clients. She is certified by Myers &Briggs, American Management Association (AMA) in Situational Leadership, AchieveGlobal, Franklin Covey, Development Dimensions, Intl, and J. Howard & Associates. A native Texan, Sandy has a BA in Business and MBA in Organizational Management from Texas Wesleyan University, and a MA in Evangelism & Church Planting from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Sandy began serving as a board member for the Michigan Diversity Council in 2011 and chaired the council's annual Women in Leadership Symposium. Since leaving the Board in 2018, she currently serves as a Consultant and Faculty Member for the National Diversity Council (NDC) and completed a week-long training in June 2019 to become a NDC Certified Diversity Professional. In May 2016, Sandy was recognized by Corp! Magazine as a Most Valuable Professional, as a Most Valuable Entrepreneur in 2018, and a Diversity Business Leader in 2019. IN 2020, she was an HR Inspire Award recipient from HU Unite! Sandy is an ordained minister and a pastor at Serenity Christian Church in Hazel Park, where she provides leadership development training, and Marketing & Media expertise. She is President of Serenity Community Outreach and is a New/Transformational Coach for new Pastors throughout the country. She serves as a Board Member for Leadership Oakland and is an Advisor for OurOffice, Inc. Sandy resides in a Detroit suburb with her husband, John Harvey, senior pastor, and founder of Serenity Christian Church.

Generations in the Workplace: Understanding Differences and Achieving Common Ground

Generations in the Workplace
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

Our environment shapes us as individuals but does not determine who we are. In this workshop, participants will learn the common explanations for generational differences and how to leverage this understanding for creating inclusive workplaces. We will situate differences across Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z in historic social norms and political and economic contexts. We will also explore the dangers of creating stereotypes along age and the complexities generated by differences across other diversity dimensions including race, gender, class, and sexuality. This workshop will inevitably ask: Are there more differences or similarities across age? How can we use this awareness to foster inclusive workplaces? Participants will: ● Examine the structural economic, political, and social reasons attributed to generational differences. ● Understand how generational stereotypes harm attempts to create inclusive workplaces. ● Identify ways to encourage productive and inclusive intergenerational collaboration at work. ● Design workplace practices, processes, and norms that are inclusive of various dimensions of diversity including age, race, gender, sexuality, and class.

Participants will:

  • Examine the structural economic, political, and social reasons attributed to generational differences.
  • Understand how generational stereotypes harm attempts to create inclusive workplaces.
  • Identify ways to encourage productive and inclusive intergenerational collaboration at work.
  • Design workplace practices, processes, and norms that are inclusive of various dimensions of diversity including age, race, gender, sexuality, and class.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Registration Is Now Closed

Lucy C. Arciniega, Ph.D.

Lucy C. Arciniega, Ph.D.
Consultant
National Diversity Council

Dr. Lucy C. Arciniega has over ten years of experience in the diversity, equity, and inclusion industry. She formerly served as Director of DEI at Salk Institute for Biological Studies where she headed the DEI team. She was responsible for developing and implementing sustainable strategies to further diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Dr. Arciniega functioned as the subject matter expert on DEI and as a strategic partner across the multiple groups and functions that do DEI work at Salk, helped to initiate and measure the success of DEI efforts. She also secured and managed partnerships between Salk and external community members to further the diversification of Salk and the STEM workforce. Dr. Arciniega co-founded Willing Observers with Dr. Melissa Maceyko to provide DEI strategies and services from an organizational culture perspective. Her company uses insights about company beliefs, values, norms, and practices to drive the creation of DEI plans, metrics, training and programming to meet the specific needs and expectations of a company’s stakeholders. As a scholar-practitioner on diversity and inclusion, Dr. Arciniega has published academic articles in several peer-reviewed journals, as well as opinion editorials through her column, "Diversity in the Workplace," which was hosted from 2017 to 2019 by the American Anthropology Association, a professional membership organization with over 10,000 members. Dr. Arciniega has worked with the National Diversity Council since 2015, being in the inaugural cohort of the NDC Certification Program. Later, as Managing Director at the National Diversity Council, a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization, she oversaw the NDC Index, an annual survey which measures organizational commitment to diversity and inclusion. In this role, Dr. Arciniega designed the methodology for assessing the results of a 200+ question survey according to global diversity and inclusion best practices. She also designed the NDC Index Report to help companies use their survey results to create an efficient DEI organizational strategy that maximizes their investment in organizational change. Dr. Arciniega has held positions in academia, including as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Business and Organizational Anthropology at Wayne State University. As a trained anthropologist, she has also used her cross-cultural perspective to bring key insights into customer service experience, management leadership strategies, and employee and team engagement dynamics through change management consulting. Lucy C. Arciniega received her Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine. Her doctoral research on the diversity and inclusion industry received numerous awards, including the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Grant. She lives in and works out of San Diego, California.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Allyship: Lifting all Voices in the Organization

DEI Allyship
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (ET)

DEI allyship in the workplace conjoins social justice, inclusion, and human rights to raise awareness of privilege and the lived experiences of underrepresented groups and individuals. The intended purpose of allyship work is to increase awareness for informed DEI support and action. Effective allies practice intuitive listening to effectively connect and collaborate with people who feel invisible or silenced. They also actively work to see and replace systemic oppressive organizational artifacts with diversity, equity, and inclusion practices that recognize and lift all voices to be their highest and best. Participants will: ● Learn the principles and skills of intuitive listening while gaining deeper clarity and understanding of key DEI and allyship terminology. ● Learn and practice how to give and receive hard to hear feedback with people of difference. ● Gain insight on how to increase awareness of systems of exclusion and oppression while developing strategies to create equitable systems for all to thrive. ● Become more aware and effective on how to use yourself as the instrument of systemic change.

Participants will:

  • Learn the principles and skills of intuitive listening while gaining deeper clarity and understanding of key DEI and allyship terminology.
  • Learn and practice how to give and receive hard to hear feedback with people of difference.
  • Gain insight on how to increase awareness of systems of exclusion and oppression while developing strategies to create equitable systems for all to thrive.
  • Become more aware and effective on how to use yourself as the instrument of systemic change.
Non-Partner (For-Profit): $599
Non-Partner (Non-Profit): $569
Partner: $449 to $539

Registration Is Now Closed
Al Sullivan
Al Sullivan
Facilitator

Al Sullivan

Al Sullivan
Consultant
National Diversity Council

Al Sullivan founded Inspirus Consulting in 2008. He works across the intersections of Leadership Development, Diversity, Coaching, and Organization Transformation. Since 1989 he has applied his experience and education in organizations such as NIKE, Dell Computer, GlaxoSmithKline, The City of Raleigh & Durham, UNC Rex Healthcare, and the United States Army to name a few. Al specializes in meeting leaders and organizations where they are and helping them to do their best work at all levels of system (i.e., individuals, teams, organization wide culture, and society). Some of his past corporate roles include Global Human Resources Leader, Manufacturing Manager, Thought Leading Consultant, and Army Officer (Combat Veteran and Airborne Ranger). Years of Expertise ● 10+ years of Consulting ● 10+ years of Training ● 10+ years of Speaking Sector Expertise ● Corporate ● Nonprofit ● Academia ● Government ● Small Business ● Faith-Based ● Military DEIB Expertise ● Audit & Assessment (i.e., pay equity, talent acquisition, employee experience, training, etc.) ● Strategy Development (i.e., action plans, learning & development, succession planning, talent acquisition, etc.) ● Governance & Board (i.e., structure, succession planning, etc.) ● Initiatives Management (i.e., ERGs, Councils, ESG, CSR, Supplier Diversity, Facilitating Conversations, etc.) ● Measurement Tracking (i.e., scorecards, dashboards, etc.) ● Inclusive Recruiting ● Coaching (i.e., individual or group) ● Staff Augmentation ● Executive Leadership Development ● Keynote Speaker ● Panelist